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ST NEOTS TOWN Dorchester Town Football Club ISSUE 08: THE OFFICIAL MATCHDAY MAGAZINE £2.00 The Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division


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Issue 08 V Dorchester Town Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division

Also Inside 06 Action Replay 08 Match Report - Paulton Rovers 12 Chairman’s Views 16 Mascot Feature

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18 Non-League Greats 20 Read All About It 24 Pull-Out Poster

The Stars Who Got Us To Step 3 / This week we salute Stefan Moore

Todays’ Visitors / A warm welcome to The Magpies

30 Greenies Greetings 32 Leagues Review 34 MD’s Views 37 Away Days - Dunstable Town 38 Match Report - St Ives Town 40 First Team Player Stats 2015/16

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View From The Dugout / Batchy gives us his weekly review

44 Season 2015/16 Statistics 46 Premier Division League Table

Player Profile / Showcasing Lee Clarke this week

Owner Mike Kearns

Fiest Team Coach John Beck

Chairman Mike Kearns

Club Secretary Gary Wilson

Managing Director Lee Kearns

Fixture Secretary Marian Izzard

Director Iain Parr

Life President John Walker

Football Manager David Batch

Team Officials Darren Plowman (Goalkeeping Coach)

Assistant Manager Steve Eastaugh

41 Season 2015/16 Fixtures Matrix

Youth Liaison & Development Mick Hunt Physio Carol Holland Functions and Events Coordinator Louise Spark St Neots Town TV Editor Adam Ridley

48 Home & Opposition Squads

Programme Editor Mark Davies Club Photographer Claire Howes Site Manager Irmantas Sabaliauskas Chief Liaison Officer Mike Green Programme Sales Charlie Green

Matchday Music / Scoreboard Simon Hutchinson Pitchcare Working Turf Design & Marketing Blue Prawn Print XL Press Limited

Club Merchandise Linda Walters

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Welcome to the players, management and supporters of Dorchester Town. We hope you all have a safe journey home. Following last week’s victory at Paulton Rovers, and I have covered that match in my last programme notes and in my “from the dug out” website notes. I felt it was important to get some momentum into our season with the cup match against St Ives last Tuesday. The other Saints who are doing very well this season and enjoying a play off position in the Southern league central division, Our team selection for Tuesday nights match was disrupted a little with some unavailability and injuries plus players with slight knocks who we could not take a chance and allow them to play, but we did gain a victory so really it was mission accomplished. The next round means that our league match away to Redditch has to be postponed again of which is good for us as it means another fixture where I hope we will be able to give an outing and opportunity for

Remy, Matty King and Drew to play and help get their fitness back. That really will be like gaining four quality new signings. Tuesday night’s game was a little odd in the fact that we really did not want to get into a feisty local derby and wanted to play the game nice and easy but obviously acheive the win. St Ives started off sitting very deep with everyone behind the ball, of which gave us plenty of chances to move the ball around across the back line looking for openings of which really did not return us too much dividend. St Ives scored a breakaway counter attacking goal of which gave them confidence to sit back and let us try and break them down. Second half we were a bit more team orientated and created more danger as St Ives defending became more desperate and that paid off for us as the old man Clarke popped up with an equalizer before the young lad Hawkins won the game, a marauding right back popping up at the far post as we pressed for a winner. Sometimes these cup games can be an irritant and get in the way of a league campaign, and from an injury perspective this was just that as we had Adam Tann come off after 25 minutes and other knocks to players

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that now need attention. Just when is our luck going to change, hopefully very soon, maybe we can then have the choice of fielding a team we think will win a particular match instead of saying hands up those who are fit. However. It was good to not play that well and get a win, a deserved one on the facts and stats of the game and compared to a number of recent draws when we have played better and not collected what we deserved. From that perspective I hope that the players take that momentum into the game today against a Dorchester side who have started well and occupy a play off position. Our aim is to keep in the hunt and within touching distance whilst we get players returning and a win today can put us just two points behind them with two games in hand. Therefore it is an important fixture, as there is no doubt we have been inconsistent over the season (which is hardly a surprise), but if we can be right up there I hope that will bode well for the future. Please get behind the players and help us achieve the victory we all long for. Batchy


THE OLD MAN SCORES

THE WINNER


UCL PREMIER DIVISION (18/OCTOBER/2008)

St Neots Town 2 - 2 Rothwell Corinthians Missed chances, frustration, late sucker punch and last gasp point saver. That sums up an extraordinary afternoon in the sun at Rowley Park. How St Neots did not win this match by a large margin remains a mystery for they outplayed the Premier Division new boys for much of the match but a combination of poor finishing and the ball rebounding off woodwork combined to keep the Northamptonshire visitors in the match. In the end there was some justice but St Neots really must improve on their finishing. The sides came into this match on the back of very different midweek results. St Neots had humbled champions Stotfold in their own backyard and therefore should have been high on confidence whilst Corinthians had suffered their biggest ever top division defeat losing 6-1 at home to Newport Pagnell and that appeared to galvanise their efforts in this match. There was a relatively quiet start to the match with Declan Rogers shooting over the bar for St Neots and Andy White bringing an early save from Jon Chatfield but after 18 minutes St Neots suffered their first setback as Keith Thomas saw his volley from a Rogers corner rebound off the crossbar. Four minutes later in only their second real attack Corinthians took a surprise

lead against the run of play as Neil Woolmer won the ball with a strong midfield challenge and swept it wide to White. His cross to the near post was not cleared and Mick Coles bundled the ball past goalkeeper and two defenders to open the scoring. St Neots responded quickly with Thomas having a low shot well saved by Tom Cross. Then in the last ten minutes of the first half St Neots penned the visitors in their own half creating at least half a dozen very good chances. Cross made an excellent one-handed save to deny James Hall, Luigi Rocco headed tamely over the bar from a Jon Hall cross and the unlucky Thomas found woodwork for a second time with a snap shot. Rogers then failed to convert an open goal and then put a free kick high over the bar and on the stroke of half time Ben Dyett hit a post from a Luke Knight corner. The tempo seemed to drop for a while after the interval after James Hall had missed what looked like a simple chance after good work by Rogers but gradually St Neots began to dominate again. Rogers had a shot deflected for a corner and Luke Knight saw his shot blocked on the line by Lee Deacon. The unhappy James Hall then squandered his second gilt edged chance contriving to put the ball over the bar from five yards and he was eventually

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substituted by Matt Kenneford. Just sixty seconds after the substitution St Neots levelled when Rocco crossed from the right, Rogers miss-hit his shot across goal but Luke Knight scored with a low shot from a narrow angle. That should have boosted St Neots chances of producing a winner but Ben Dyett volleyed over the bar when scoring looked the easier option and Cross distinguished himself with a smart save from the lively Rocco. Then with just two minutes of normal time remaining Andy White produced a searing run past three defenders to set up Mick Coles for a his second goal of the match. Fortunately the Referee had been noting Corinthians’ cynical time wasting tactics and six minutes into time added Like Knight crossed for Jon Hoggett to head home a priceless second goal for the relieved hosts.

St Neots: Chatfield, McElroy (K), Jon Hall, Hoggett, McElroy (D), Dyett, Rocco, Knight, James Hall, Thomas, Rogers. Subs: Kenneford (for James Hall 75 mins), Bannister (for Thomas 90 + 5 mins), Eno. Man of the Match: Luigi Rocco Report: John Walker


PAULTON ROVERS 2 ST NEOTS TOWN 5 Southern League Premier Division / 10.10.2015 / Attendance: 180 / Referee: Richard Morris (Bristol)

St Neots recorded a well-deserved but much needed League victory over bottom club Paulton – their first since 31st August – to get their league programme back under way following their midweek FA Cup exit. There were two goals apiece for Tom Meechan and Ryan Hawkins and a fifth – a debut goal – from the impressive Josh Beech making only his second start in midfield. The injury list that has restricted team selection was further exacerbated when Nathan Frater suffered a midweek injury at work but Lee Clarke still awaiting surgery played the full ninety minutes in a team that featured a much changed starting line-up. Jack Wilkinson swapped places with Connor Hall with the latter moving to full back and Josh Beech formed the midfield pairing with Brett Longden.

confidently stroked home the penalty kick. Meechan them set up Jack Wilkinson wide left but his firmly hit shot was narrowly wide.

Despite conceding two goals including a penalty the defensive wall of the reshaped back four looked solid and confident winning all their aerial battles and the overall approach of the side was of more constructive play than of late with less of the so called ‘long ball’ tactics. The revised line up took some time to get going and apart from a couple of lengthy off target shots at either end there was little to report until St Neots stamped their authority with the first goal after 17 minutes.

However St Neots were now in the ascendancy and after 32 minutes delightful interplay between Beech and Meechan set up Hawkins again. Defender Ford got his foot in to send the ball back to his keeper but it was woefully short and Ben John’s clearance hit Hawkins and rebounded kindly for the St Neots striker who rolled the ball into the empty net. There was then an unnecessary display of petulance when most of the players converged on an incident which saw Lee Clarke and Josh Ford both booked but the game then settled and the only threat to St Neots two goals half time lead was a shot from Ross Staley well saved by Andrew Wilton. St Neots almost increased their lead after 54 minutes when a snap volley by Clarke was cleared off the line by Jack Allward but then three minutes later Paulton made their bid to get back in the game when Josh Morgan-Williams wriggled between two defenders to beat Wilton at his near post with a crisp finish.

Meechan played strike partner Ryan Hawkins away on the right and as he made for goal he was brought down by Josh Ford and Meechan

However within two minutes St Neots two goals cushion was restored when Clarke’s cross from the right was blocked on the line

Paulton Rovers John, Grimshaw, Allward, Harris, Allan, Ford, Brown, Staley, Morgan-Williams, Ricketts, Tooze. Subs: Knighton (for Staley 66), O’Hare, Rudge and Fey. Cards: Ford (Y – 33) Goals: MorganWilliams (57mins), Knighton (82 mins pen)

and Meechan was perfectly placed to slot home the rebound. Strangely Paulton made no attempt to boost their single front runner and St Neots continued to dominate play from midfield and after 73 minutes the lively Ryan Hawkins robbed Ford and went clear to confidently round the goalkeeper to make the score 4-1. One minute later from a similar position Hawkins was close to a hat trick but this time he was denied by the tightness of the angle. St Neots had the luxury of sending on substitutes without upsetting their general domination of the game but against the run of play after 82 minutes they conceded a free kick on the edge of the area driven firmly into the defensive wall by Kyle Tooze and harshly a penalty was awarded that substitute Tom Knighton netted sending Wilton the wrong way. St Neots seemed unfazed by this and had the final word six minutes from time when the perfect free kick by Hawkins found the unmarked head of Josh Beech and he made no mistake from eight yards. With three home games in the next four this should restore the confidence of the side and inspire a continuation of the improved performances and results. John Walker

St Neots Town Wilton, Tann, Hall, Clarke, Ward, Blackett, Beech, Longden, Meechan, Hawkins, Wilkinson Subs: Galliford (for Wilkinson 69), Horne (for Longden 76), Ofosu (for Meechan 84 mins) and Mailancol. Cards: Clarke (Y – 33), Hall (Y – 39), Tann (Y – 45) Goals: Meechan 2 (17 pen & 59 mins), Hawkins 2 (32 & 73 mins), Beech (84 mins)

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THAT’S A PENALTY

TOM TUCKS IT AWAY


Welcome to the Officials, Players and Supporters of Dorchester Town for todays match. I hope you enjoy your stay with us and have a very safe journey home. Who could forget last seasons amazing game against todays opponents where I seriously thought the electric scoreboard was going to run out of numbers. Some amazing goals and of course mistakes to allow such a high scoring match. We came out winners in the end with big Ben Mackey (below) scoring the winner right at the end.

THE MACK IS BACK!

Credit must go to both teams but especially Dorchester who really did come out to play that day, and credit to them for doing that and making it a game to remember. Todays match will I think be a little different as both teams seem to be in more control of their game, and with Dorchester at the moment sitting in a play off position our task today will not be an easy one. Mind you no game is an easy game in this division and I do call this division real men’s football. Non-league yes but highly professional and all teams even if they lack certain player quality because of many reasons they never lack being well organized from very professional managers. So any win is great and if you can win with a little style then all the better. Of which brings me on to last Saturdays away match at paulton Rovers, Yes they were bottom of the division but they have had some very tight results of late and none more than losing away to Poole

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in mid week by a late penalty goal of which made our game that little harder with Paulton Rovers on a bit of a high and rightly assuming they could get something from our fixture especially with us losing against Worthing. Let battle commence so they say and may the best team win. Well we scored five goals away and won the match. An outstanding performance of counter attacking football by the team on the day. Now seeing us as the division’s top goal scorers leads me into wondering just why this is so. Our away record of no loses this season and only 2 loses away last season and for the record that was 0-3 at Redditch and 0-1 at Weymouth on a very cold windy and wet Tuesday night. Why is this I ask myself, well believe its because of our style of football and the system we adopt. We have scored this season away from home 4 against Bideford, 6 at Bedworth, 3 at Hungerford, and now 5 at Paulton. Whilst also achieving great draws at Weymouth and Chippenham. An away record that is by far the best in our league over the past 18 months.


So nothing wrong there, well not for those of us who have attended those matches because we have watched some heroics from the team and goals, goals and more goals. Looking at our home record since David and his management team arrived last January. The records show that we lost NO home games since David and his team arrived for last season That is a big “Zero”

“The records show that we lost NO home games since David and his team arrived for last season. That is a big “Zero” play at the weekend and my other Club Chelsea are having the worst start in 35 years, and yes I am shouting at the TV saying do this do that we are not doing this or indeed that, and that’s the best manager in the world im trying to tell what to do.

This season we have lost 2 games at home.

So a few days later and we hammer Paulton Rovers away scoring 5 goals playing them off the park, happy days again. I’m always mostly happy believe it or not but there is nothing like a good win from my Saints to set up a good Saturday night out and really I don’t care if the ball bounces off the moon sometimes as long as we win and give ourselves a chance of getting out of this division.

Against Poole town 2-3 where we gifted them that match without doubt, and again in the last home match against Cirencester of which I thought was a close match until I watched the brilliant video by Adam showing not just the match highlights but also the many chances we created over the match. And yes after watching the video broken down like that I fully agree with David’s view of that game we should not even have drawn that one but should have won it. So what are we doing wrong I ask those of you who wont let go. We are doing nothing wrong at all is the answer and we are in a very very good place in the clubs history. We have the best of everything as I have stated before and we have a management team and squad (when all fit) other clubs just cannot match.

at stake if we went on to beat Hornchurch would have been very handy indeed. But next day you get over that because its football.

Our FA Cup exit really did frustrate me in the fact that we had 2 attempts to beat Worthing and never took either of them. Was that because we played bad or were unlucky others can talk about that but my real frustration was that we have never in my time at the club have had a cup run, we always fall at the first or second hurdle, Plus the prize money

Now most are with me on that one, some no doubt will jump on later, but the fact of the matter is your all welcome, just understand be positive and support your club in every way, stay positive all the time and shout and help us win matches. Because you can all make the difference and on many occasions have made that difference. All for one and one for all. Mike

It is there for myself and everyone else to see and if anyone needs reminding then just look at the above paragraphs. It’s very early in the season and we have only played 11 games. I like everyone else sometimes get frustrated with watching my teams WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/STNEOTSTOWNFC / PAGE 13


Alan started his career as a part-time player in non-League football at Whyteleafe and Epsom & Ewell, whilst working as a glazier. At one stage he gave up football for six months whilst working in the Middle East, but he returned to football at Corinthian Casuals before later having spells at Dulwich Hamlet and Yeovil Town. He was also in the England Semi-Professional squad during this time. Alan moved to Football League Second Division side Crystal Palace in 1987 for a fee of £7,500. His highest achievements in the sport include reaching the FA Cup Final twice, as a player with Crystal Palace in 1990 and as a manager with West Ham United in 2006, though he ended up on the losing side on both occasions. He has also achieved promotion three times in his career, as a player with Crystal Palace and as a manager

with Reading and West Ham. He managed Newcastle United from 2010 to 2014. As manager of Newcastle, he won both the Premier League Manager of the Season and the LMA Manager of the Year awards for the 2011–12 season after guiding the Magpies to European football for the first time since the club’s return to the Premier League. On 2 January 2015, Pardew was confirmed as the new Crystal Palace manager, signing a threeand-a-half-year contract with the club after a compensation package of £3.5 million was agreed. The Daily Mirror reported that Pardew was the first manager to take over a Premier League club in the relegation zone

and eventually guide them to a top half finish. So far in his career, Pardew has been involved in several controversial issues and events. In 2003, the BBC described him as being a “dangerous and distant animal” in the media,

referring to his lack of public relations abilities, which has led him to making several rash comments. Still never mind, Alan Pardew non league player who started his career in non league at Whyteleafe and three other non league clubs can say that he has been one of the most successful player / managers to come from the non league game.

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Mascot feature

Mascot Fact File Name: Jack Woodward Age: 12 Favourite St Neots Player: Guy Mailancol Who do you play for and what position?: St Neots Town FC Academy, Centre Midfield Who do you support?: Man Utd What do you want to be when older?: A footballer, if not a football coach or manager Favourite food: Pizza Favourite television programme: Premier League Review Do you have any pets? No, unless you count my brother Robbie!

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THE STARS WHO GOT US TO STEP THREE Stefan joined the club for an astronomical transfer fee of ÂŁ10,000 something unheard for for a club playing at step five. But it was the Chairmans money well spent as Stefan became the most prolific goal scorer for the Club for almost 50 years he played his first match for St Neots on 2 October 2010 in FA Vase First Round tie at home to Felixstowe scoring four times in an 11-0 victory. He followed up with a hat trick in his second league match in the UCL Premier Division away at Yaxley in a 13-0 victory. His final appearance was on 15 December 2012 away at Chippenham. He scored six hat tricks (or better).

Upon leaving the Club he transferred to Leamington subsequently playing for Brackley Town and Solihall Moors. Stefan was just about the best non league player in the game and really should have continued to play full time professional football, however he struck up a friendship with the clubs Chairman who convinced him to play for the Saints. The rest you can say is history. Stefan still keeps in touch with the Chairman as over the years they have stayed good friends.

Career Record MATCHES PLAYED 103 plus 3 as substitute GOALS SCORED 90 APPEARANCES IN SOUTHERN LEAGUE ERA 72 plus 3 as substitute GOALS SCORED (2011/12 ONWARDS) 50 Yes, read that goal scoring record again 103 games and 90 goals. WWW.STNEOTSTOWNFC.CO.UK / PAGE 19


READ ALL ABOUT IT We take a look at what other non-league clubs are doing that’s making the news this week. Managerial changes announced at Soham Town Rangers Soham Town Rangers FC has reluctantly accepted the resignation of Steve Fallon from his position as First Team Manager. “Soham Town Rangers FC will always be grateful to Steve, Ian and Wayne for their hard work during their management reign at the club and wish them well for the future. Following a difficult start to the season and due to personal reasons Steve has decided to end his three and a half years in the hot seat. His coaching staff of Ian Hart and Wayne Goddard has also decided to stand down. Steve, along with his assistant Ian, arrived at Soham in March 2012, following the departure of previous management team Andy Furnell and Andy Coleman, and managed to collect enough points in the remaining games of the campaign to keep the Greens in the League, during this period, Soham have also reached three Cambs Invitation Cup finals, winning the trophy in 2014, with Steve also being named Ryman League Manager of the Month three times during that season. Soham Town Rangers FC will always be grateful to Steve, Ian and Wayne for their hard work during their management reign at the club and wish them well for the future.

The club are therefore pleased to announce that following discussions with Fallon, senior players Robbie Nightingale and Dave Theobald will immediately take over as the clubs new management team.” The duo both arrived at Soham during the summer from Royston Town. During their playing careers both have played for Cambridge City.

Steelmen assistant shares update on leukaemia treatment Corby Town assistant manager David Clarke is currently undergoing treatment for leukaemia, having being diagnosed with the condition last month. As he continues on his road to recovery Clarkey has been in contact to share the first stage of his journey with the Steelmen family and to thank everybody for their support. Clarke told corbytownfc.co.uk; “It all began with a week of stomach pain, a trip to FC United of Manchester in significant pain and then a trip to the GP on Monday morning with what I thought was a stomach bug. A feel of my stomach followed an urgent blood test. Monday evening at 5.30pm I had a call from the doctor telling me that I was to go to Accident and Emergency immediately. Another blood test confirmed the first wasn’t a mistake.

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“My white blood cell count was 300, a normal count would be between 4 and 10. My spleen had grown 20cm bigger than normal as it was full of white blood cells. My blood was like treacle and I was at risk of a heart attack or stroke. I had a bone marrow test that was horrific and this concluded that my diagnosis was chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). This is basically cancer of the blood, where my bone marrow is producing white blood cells uncontrollably. I was admitted into the ward and started chemotherapy the next day to bring down my white blood cell count to something less dangerous. After a few days the count came down, enough to let me out of hospital for the weekend. I continued this medication with weekly tests until the specialist was happy that I could begin the targeted chemotherapy that corrects my DNA. Obviously with chemotherapy there are many side affects, I have some and they are very painful but nothing I cannot handle. The messages and comments on social media have been overwhelming. Since I have been away I have spoken to Tommy most days and can say he is working incredibly hard to put things right. I’m still involved in supporting Tommy but from my sofa currently. I hope to be back at Steel Park soon to watch a game and hopefully help Tommy and the team where I can. I am convinced that my years in football, the discipline and fighting spirit I have learnt from the game along with the physical strength I have


gained from training will play a huge part in my recovery. The support of the Corby Town FC family would be greatly appreciated.”

Leamington ‘Parttime’ documentary now available online Part-Time is a film documentary giving an insight into the balancing act that most non-league clubs face with being part-time. After it’s recent airings on national television, Part-Time is now finally available online. The film followed Leamington during March 2015, as they prepared for a match against Stalybridge Celtic, whilst their players juggled their dayjobs. You can find Part-Time documentary on You Tube.

Joyce ends Aylesbury United reign Since Aylesbury United’s last home game, first team manager Tony Joyce has offered his resignation which has been accepted by the club. “After Saturday’s game and speaking

to directors I offered my resignation. Speaking to the Chairman on Sunday evening I would like to stand by that decision and with regret move on from my position as Aylesbury United first team manager. I have had six years in charge and we have had some great times including promotions and cup finals. This season unfortunately, with the move to Thame, things have not worked out as expected at this stage of the season. I have great admiration for the club and feel now for myself and the football club it is time for change.”

Taylor-made appointment for Bedford Town, The management round about goes on again at town. The Management Committee at Bedford Town have appointed Jon Taylor as their new manager. Taylor will be a familiar face to most Eagles supporters having played for the club and taken the role of assistant manager in the late 1990s. Since then he has gone on to gain a wealth of experience around non-

league, managing Arlesey Town, St Neots and most recently Hereford United. The 47 year old has also stayed heavily involved in youth development with senior recruitment roles at Stevenage and Swindon Town. Mark Ducket will remain part of the backroom team in the role of first team coach. Ducket has done a fantastic job as caretaker manager over the past week and we are delighted he will be continuing his involvement with the new structure. A new assistant manager will be announced shortly. The Committee required the new management team to have a strong experience in non-league football, whilst knowing the Bedford area and the players it has to offer. There is also delight that both Jon and Mark have played for the Eagles before and consequently have an understanding of the ethos and working of the Club.Jon has been introduced this evening to the players and starts work immediately. The Management Committee would like to thank the Eagles squad for their professionalism and commitment over the past week. We look forward to a successful era with them and the new management team. A management committee selecting a managerial team, always a recipe for disaster.

For the very latest news visit www.southern-football-league.co.uk/league-news WWW.STNEOTSTOWNFC.CO.UK / PAGE 21


RYAN ROUNDS THE KEEPER

AND IT’S IN!


JOSH SCORES HIS FIRST FOR THE SAINTS


TODAY’S VISITORS

DORCHESTER TOWN

The Magpies are now making a determined effort to regain their place in Step Two of the national pyramid. A very special welcome for our next Southern League Premier Division engagement with Dorchester Town our visitors this afternoon. After relegation from the Conference South at the end of the season before last Dorchester spent twelve months acclimatising themselves at Step Three finishing in seventeenth place in the table but well clear of the relegation zone. This season they have started with greater purpose and currently sit in fifth place in the play-off zone along with the two other Dorset clubs Poole Town and Weymouth. The South West trio look to be making a real bid for advancement at this stage of the season and it will be interesting to watch as the season develops. The meeting of our two clubs last year here at the Premier Plus Stadium was the most exciting Southern League match ever witnessed here. It was an eleven goals thriller finishing 6-5 in our favour but six goals in a spell

of just sixteen minutes in the first half left almost everyone present breathless. There was a hat trick for last season’s golden boot winner Drew Roberts and a winning goal four minutes from time from Ben Mackey who had only appeared as a late substitute. Meantime our visitors boasted five different scorers in a match that has lived long in the memory. This season Dorchester bowed out of the FA Cup at the First Qualifying Round stage beaten in a replay at Cirencester after a 1-1 draw at home so they will now be looking forward to the FA Trophy in a couple of weeks’ time when they host another Southern Premier Division opponent in Chippenham Town. In midweek after these notes were penned they had a very important first round tie in the Red Insure Cup when they hosted neighbours Poole Town with whom they have fought some titanic struggles in the not too distant past.

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CLUB HISTORY Founded in 1880, Dorchester Town was Dorset Senior Cup finalists in 1888 and 1890 before joining the Dorset League in 1896. Despite being founder members of the league, the club had little success before winning the championship in 1937/38 with a 2–0 victory at Sherborne on 25 April 1938.The club joined the Western League in 1947, winning promotion from Division Two in 1950, and going on to take the league championship in 1954/55. The fifties proved to be a successful decade for the Magpies, winning the Dorset Senior Cup for the first time, and having a number of good runs in the FA Cup facing the likes of Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers, Port Vale and Plymouth Argyle. In 1954, Dorchester reached the 2nd Round before eventually losing out to York City in front of 5,500 fans at the old Avenue ground, in a season where York went on to reach


Year founded: 1880 Nickname: The Magpies Chairman: Matthew Lucas

Website: www.dorchestertownfc.com Stadium: The Avenue Stadium

Previous Meetings: 2014/15 Dorchester 1-1 St Neots

the semi-finals. Following four more victories in the Dorset Senior Cup, the club entered the Southern League (Division One South) in 1972. They first tasted success in this division when they finished runners-up to Margate in 1977/78, going unbeaten in the final 16 matches of the season, with manager David Best utilising his links with old club AFC Bournemouth to attract former first-teamers such as John O’Rourke, Jack Howarth and Harry Redknapp to the Avenue. The formation of the Alliance League (now the Football Conference) unfortunately meant the Magpies ended up back in the reformed Southern Division a year later, but the club celebrated its centenary by winning the Southern Division in 1979/80 by a one point margin over Aylesbury. Stuart Bell succeeded David Best as manager during the season, and the Magpies went unbeaten in the last 14 games to clinch the title. Relegated at the

end of the 1983/84 season following a severe financial crisis, the club only just avoided dropping out of the league altogether the following year. However, a remarkable turnaround followed, and Dorchester returned to the Premier Division as champions at the end of the 1986/87 season, taking the title following a goalless draw at runners-up Ashford on the final day of the season. The following seasons were a mixture of highs-and-lows, flirting with relegation on a number of occasions, facing Oxford United in the 1st Round of the FA Cup, reaching the last 16 of the FA Trophy for only the second time, and finishing fourth in the Premier Division in 1997/98. Unfortunately the club was relegated to the Eastern Division at the end of the 2000/01 season, despite a strong FA Cup run culminating in a 3–1 First Round defeat at Wigan Athletic’s impressive 25,000 all-seater JJB Stadium. They regained their

Premier Division status within two years, defeating King’s Lynn on the final day of the 2002/03 season to take the Eastern Division title ahead of Eastbourne Borough, having won 16 of their last 17 matches and scoring 114 goals in their 42 league games.

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A season earlier the Magpies had picked up the Southern League Cup for the first time, again defeating King’s Lynn in a 4–0 aggregate victory in the final. The first season back in the Premier Division was a difficult one but the club succeeded to reach the end-of-season play-offs, where two fine victories over Bath City and Tiverton Town saw Dorchester become a Conference club for the first time in the newly formed Conference South division. After eleven years at Step Two Dorchester were relegated back to the Premier Division of the Southern League.

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WHO’S WHO

THE MAGPIES

MARK JERMYN

SHANE MURPHY

GOALKEEPERS Alan Walker – Harris Experienced goalkeeper initially signed from Wimborne Town prior to the 2011/12 season, having previously played for Lymington & New Milton, Bashley, Winchester City, Eastleigh and Brockenhurst. Alan made his debut for the club in September 2011, and has been the regular custodian throughout the ensuing seasons, with the exception of the 2012/13 season but has subsequently excelled as the last line of defence, which resulted in him winning The Dorset Echo Player of the Year, On Line Player of the Year and the coveted Player of the Year Award at the end of season 2013/14. Born London. Aged 34. Shane Murphy Promising young keeper who will provide cover for Alan Walker-Harris. Shane made his first team debut when he replaced AWH for the final phase of the final game of season 2013/14 at Ebbsfleet United, and has subsequently made a handful of first team appearances. Shane has previously played for AFC Bournemouth, Hamworthy United and New Milton Town. Born Bournemouth. Age 22. DEFENDERS Chris Dillon Chris is a central defender, who joined The Magpies in September 2014, having previously played for Christchurch when former Magpies’ manager Graham Kemp was in charge there. Chris then took up a scholarship to play in the USA at The Mobile University, and has also played in Australia for Doveton SC. The season before last Chris was a member of the Eastleigh squad who won the

NATHAN WALKER

Conference South Championship. Chris made his debut in the home game against Hungerford Town, and established himself as a key player, so much so that he won a host of awards at the end of the season, including The Supporters’ Player of the Year, Online Player of the Year and The Dorset Echo Player of the Year. Born Bournemouth. Age 25. Oakley Hanger Oakley is another of the club’s young players who has progressed from the reserve side in to the first team squad, and although his first team opportunities with The Magpies were somewhat limited last season, Oakley gained useful experience whilst on loan at Bashley. Oakley can play either at full back or in central defence, and has previously played at schoolboy and youth level with Yeovil Town. Born Dorchester. Age 19. Neil Martin Initially joined The Magpies in August 2009, and made 178 first team appearances and scored 7 goals, and was a consistent performer, before leaving the club to join Poole Town in November 2013. He subsequently joined neighbours Weymouth before deciding to re-join The Magpies during the close season. Neil is a skilful and versatile player who can play either at left back or left wing. Previously with Exeter City and Salisbury City, he played twenty games for Hayes & Yeading in their promotion season, 2008/09, from The Conference South. Born Yeovil. Age 26. Matt Oldring Signed for The Magpies from Bashley in the early part of last season, Matt

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OAKLEY HANGER

is a solid, versatile performer, who is especially comfortable on the ball, and can play in any position across the back line or central midfield. Has previously appeared for AFC Bournemouth, Weymouth, AFC Totton, Guildford City, Verwood and Whit Sunday Miners (Australia). Born Poole. Age 24. Jake Smeeton Jake is a hard tackling player, who has played mainly in the left back position, but is equally at home in the middle of the back line. Formerly with Yeovil Town, he made his debut for The Magpies in August 2007, and is now one of the longest serving players currently at the club, with whom he had made 240 first team appearances at the end of last season, having completed eight seasons with the club. He has also had loan spells with Poole Town. Testimony to his consistent performances was recognised by his teammates as Jake has won the Players’ Player of the Year award for the last two seasons, and in addition won The Jack Lambert Award for Good Sportsmanship for season 2013/14 and The Dinky Curtis Memorial Cup for last season. Born Yeovil. Age 27. Nathan Walker Nathan has now resigned on a dual registration basis, having decided to leave The Magpies to join Gosport Borough prior to the start of the new season. Nathan initially joined Dorchester Town from Wimborne Town early in 2010, having previously played for Hamworthy United, as well as having a short spell with Dorchester as a teenager. Nathan has matured into a commanding and reliable defender who will add some stability to our defence. Born Dorchester. Age 29.


Bradley Tarbuck: (Forward) Bradley made his professional debut for Portsmouth in August 2012 when he came on as a substitute in a League Cup tie defeat against Plymouth Argyle. He was awarded a professional contract in May 2014, and made his league debut on the 1st November, coming on as a substitute in a home win against Carlisle United. Bradley has also spent a period on loan with Dartford, where he made three appearances. Born Emsworth. Age 19.

JAKE SMEETON

LEWIS MORGAN

MIDFIELD Jack Alexander Jack has just signed for The Magpies on dual registration terms from Eastleigh. Jack is a former Scottish Youth International at U16 level, and signed for The Spitfires following his release from Bristol City in the summer. Jack is equally happy playing as a defender. Age 18. Jason Brookes Jason joined the club prior to last season and made twenty-seven first team appearances during the course of the season, nineteen of which were as a substitute. Jason is a very versatile player who came on in a variety of positions when called upon, and he also scored The Magpies’ final goal of last season in the home game against Slough Town. Was previously a scholar at the Southampton Academy, but was released and signed for Eastleigh, before moving to Bashley. Born Southampton. Age 27. Charlie Davis Signed during the close season having been with Poole Town last season, and also spent a short loan spell with The Magpies in October 2014, when he made a total of six appearances. Charlie is an attacking midfield player who likes to get forward whenever the opportunity arises. Charlie has also previously played for AFC Bournemouth and Spanish side Cadiz. Born Poole. Age 20. Lewis Morgan Re-joined the club midway through last season, having been playing for Sherborne Town. Lewis previously played for The Magpies in the 2012/13 season, before moving to Tiverton Town

BEN WATSON

in October 2013, and subsequently to Sherborne Town. Lewis began his career with Yeovil Town, and has also played for Westland Sports, helping them to The Dorset Premier League title in season 2011/12. Lewis is a central midfield player who likes to get forward whenever the opportunity presents. Born Yeovil. Age 21. Ashley Nicholls Ashley has recently re-joined the club, having first signed for The Magpies prior to the 2011/12 season. He is a very experienced midfield player with excellent technical ability, who has played the majority of his career in The Football League, or at the top level of the non-league game, representing Darlington, Cambridge United, Rushden & Diamonds, Grays and Boston United. He has also had successful spells with Maidenhead United in Conference South, where he was held in high esteem by both management and fans. Born Ipswich. Age 33. Sam Old Sam is a local lad who has progressed through the reserve side to earn a place in the first team squad. Made his first team debut in a Dorset Senior Cup tie in December 2013, when he came on a substitute, and then featured as a substitute in the final two league games of last season. Born Dorchester. Age 19. FORWARDS Jonah Ayunga Recently signed a one-year contract with the club, having impressed in preseason. Born Beaminster. Age 18. Mark Irvine Mark spent a short period on loan with The Magpies from his parent

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club Southampton last season, and has now joined the club as a contract player. Mark is a fast attacking player, who initially joined The Saints at the age of twelve. He has also played at the Advanced Development Centre at Bournemouth. Currently playing at Wessex League club Blackfield & Langley on a dual registration. Born Fareham. Age 18. Tony Lee Tony has just joined the club on loan from his parent club Eastleigh. Tony is a strong physical player who joined The Spitfires’ first team squad in 2014 having previously impressed in Eastleigh’s academy. Born Southampton. Age 19. Ben Watson Re-joined the club midway through last season having initially signed for The Magpies from Truro City prior to the start of the 2012/13 season, and made 56 appearances and scored 19 goals before he left the club to rejoin Truro City at the end of September 2013, and he then moved again to join Bideford AFC. Ben started his career with Brighton & Hove Albion as a trainee, before he had spells with Bognor Regis Town and Grays Athletic. He was then signed by Exeter City, with whom he spent three seasons before joining Forest Green Rovers and Bath City, both on loan, and he then moved on to play for Eastbourne Borough. Age 29. Luke Woodland Luke is another young player who has progressed into the first team squad this season, and there are high hopes that he will continue to progress further. Luke has previously played for Sherborne Town. Born Yeovil. Age 19.

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GREENIES GREETINGS

A performance where everything clicked Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to the Premier Plus Stadium, home of St Neots Town Football Club and the Mick George Academy, for today’s Evostik League Southern Premier Division match. Today we extend a very warm welcome to the players, officials and of course, the travelling supporters of Dorchester Town Football Club and we hope you have an enjoyable, if brief, stay with us here in Cambridgeshire before safely returning home later this evening. After a trip down to Paulton Rovers which seemed to go on forever and ever and ever we were eventually rewarded with three very important points, five goals and a performance where everything clicked and to be honest, looked likely to tear the hosts apart every time we went forward. I hadn’t been to Paulton before and I have now added it to one of my favourite grounds visited, the only negative point being the massive slope on the pitch but there is very little that can be done about that. A lovely clubhouse with two bars (there may be more) and a snooker/ pool room too. Its obvious this is more than just a football club – more of a social meeting place for the

town (or is it a village? I didn’t get to see enough of it to judge that one). Winning a prize in the half time raffle, being held in aid of an ex player of theirs, really topped the day of however, once the girls (Emily and Abi) clapped eyes on it, I knew it was doomed. Once we were on the road, I rather stupidly asked if they would like some of the giant Toblerone and that was it, hey presto, it was gone, last seen, what was left of it ,making it’s way back along the coach towards the management team like a carcass being stripped by a shoal of hungry piranha fish. Never mind, the three points which we had loaded into the luggage hold more than made up for the chocolate abduction. Tuesday evening saw us progress in the Red Insure Cup, when we staged our very own version of the late, late show, coming from a goal down to snatch the win in the last minute against near neighbours St Ives Town, here at The PPS – (Premier Plus Stadium). I wasn’t at

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the game due to work commitments so can’t comment on the game but was watched by a crowd of 173, which, although way down on our normal attendance, it wasn’t a bad effort on the night, ranking among the top attendances in a competition deemed by many as worthless, so well done to all the hardcore supporters who came out to cheer the lads on. As I’ve said previously, it’s a lovely cup to win as long as it doesn’t hamper your league ambitions. Right then, back to today. This is another big game with our visitors currently sitting in the play off positions so we will have to be firing on all cylinders to get the result today. As per normal, get behind the lads, get the drum beating and let’s do our bit as the Twelfth man. PUMP UP THE VOLUME GREENY


TOM PICKS UP THE PEICES


Scorelines..

A brief round up of the recent results from the teams that matter Midweek Action (w/c 5th October) Premier Division

Weekend Action (10th October) Premier Division

On Monday, Hitchin Town went two goals down soon after the half hour mark but struck twice in the second half to secure a 2- 2 home draw with Leamington whose point took them back to the top of the table on goal difference.
On Tuesday, Poole Town jumped to the top of the table when they converted a penalty twelve minutes from time to win 2-1 at home after bottom of the table Paulton Rovers had equalised four minutes after going behind just past the hour mark while Chippenham Town moved into second place with a 2-1 victory at Kettering Town but fifth in the table Dorchester Town, two down at the interval, crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Slough Town.
Chesham United, two ahead at the break, converted a second half penalty to secure a 3-0 home win over Redditch United and Stratford Town added to their two first half strikes just after the hour mark to also record a 3-0 home success against Biggleswade Town while Kings Lynn Town, who took the lead on the stroke of half time, had to settle for a point from a 1-1 home draw when Dunstable Town scored thirteen minutes into the second half.
On Wednesday, Cambridge City went a goal behind after just six minutes but had taken a two goal lead by the break and went on to record a 4-2 home win over third from bottom Bedworth United while fourth from bottom Frome Town defeated sixth placed visitors Cirencester Town 3-2.

Leamington moved to the top of the table when a goal four minutes from time gave them a 1-0 victory over Merthyr Town while Hungerford Town, three ahead at the break, completed a comprehensive 5-1 home win against third from bottom Bedworth United but third placed Weymouth, ahead after nine minutes, were held to a 1-1 draw at Redditch United when the home side scored in a protracted period of time added on at the end of the first half. Biggleswade Town scored three times in the second half to chalk up a 3-0 win over Frome Town after the visitors had had their goalkeeper sent off just before the interval while St Neots Town, two ahead at the break, completed a resounding 5-2 win at bottom of the table Paulton Rovers and slough Town, ahead three minutes before half time, completed a 2-1 success at Histon but Stratford Town, a goal ahead at second from bottom Bideford on the hour mark, had to settle for a 1-1 draw when they conceded an equaliser five minutes from the end.

Midweek Action (w/c 5th October) Division One Central Beaconsfield SYCOB went ahead in the opening minute of the second half but slipped to a 2-1 home defeat when Egham Town scored twice in the following sixteen minutes.
On Wednesday, St Ives Town moved up to third in the table when, after striking four

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times in the opening twenty-eight minutes, inflicted a 4-2 home defeat on Aylesbury United while Ware, who scored twice in the opening half hour, were pegged back level five minutes after the interval but struck again fifteen minutes from time to win 3-2 at Petersfield Town.

Weekend Action (10th October) Division One Central North Greenford United, a goal down after ten minutes, scored three times in each half to lift them off the bottom of the table with an amazing 6-2 home win over Chalfont St Peter who lost top spot when Royston Town scored twice after the break to complete a 2-0 victory at Beaconsfield SYCOB while ST Ives Town moved into second place when three first half strikes set up a comprehensive 5- 0 success against visiting Leighton Town. Egham Town scored five times in the second half to rack up a resounding 7-0 win at second from bottom Arlesey Town while Kings Langley struck on the stroke of half time to hang on to fifth place with a 1-0 home victory over Aylesbury United but Aylesbury conceded a goal two minutes before the interval to lose 1-0 at Potters Bar Town. Ware, a goal ahead after twenty one minutes but level at the break, scored four minutes after the hour mark to record a 2-1 home win against Godalming Town but Fleet Town, who conceded two goals in the opening four minutes of the second half, lost 3-1 at home to Northwood.


MD’S VIEWS Welcome to Dorchester Town FC, I hope you all enjoy your stay at the Premier Plus stadium. It’s been a funny old start to the season but as always I remain positive that we are moving in the right direction. It’s not easy to get the right balance on the pitch so please be patient.

Two big classrooms, a large meeting/ classroom, an office and an area that can be utilised by the academy. Once this has been completed (by early November) we will then start on the second ezone room.

It’s interesting to read a number of posts on other clubs forums who still seem to be glazed by what can only be described as miss informed naivety when it comes to them expressing a view on our financial position both as a club and as a business.

The first Soccer Zone room is now pretty much complete and will be hired out in the very near future so keep an eye out for our announcement.

To be honest I very rarely read forums of any kind not because I think they are counterproductive (quite the opposite in fact) but just because I’m just too busy spending all the millions we have on luxury items. It’s a fairly simple equation really, generate enough profit to cover all expected costs (with a provision for the unexpected) or sit back and watch things go pear shape. Pear shape is not an option and as such we work within a budget, whether it be a cleaning budget or a players budget it’s all under the same set of accounts. Unlike a lot of other clubs the overall budget is not reliant solely on cup runs (although clearly this helps and would be very nice and of course it’s a huge disappointment for us all) but it is based upon a steady growth

in all areas and all aspects of the business. Year on year growth with a stable cost base seems a simple way of thinking about thing’s but there it is, not rocket science or quantum physics just simple common sense. I will be a happy bunny when the new classroom building goes in. Planning has been accepted so it’s now a case of moving the metal box that’s tucked away next to the Astro changing rooms, moving the spare fencing (this has now been done) getting the foundation plates in place, getting it delivered, gutting it and then refitting to spec.

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Once the scholars are out of the main building we can then focus on day hire for the main building so if you know someone who is looking for a big space to hire during week days give us a buzz on 01480 470012. Enjoy the game LEE


CLAUDIO OFOSU


INTRODUCING

LEE CLARKE Formerly of Peterborough United, Lee moved to St Albans where he was top scorer in the Conference South for two seasons, gaining promotion to National Conference level. He was recognised internationally at this stage, earning 5 caps for Northern Ireland Under 21’s. Converting to a midfield role, he became captain at Welling, leading them to the Conference South title in 2012/13. Lee started this season at St Albans City again, but has recently been playing locally for Spalding before joining the Saints.

He scored 12 goals after joining the Saints towards the back end of last season. Being out of the side for most of this season with injury Lee has played over the last few matches with an injury of which will need surgery very soon. Typical of Lee and his willingness to play through the pain barrier for the good of the team.

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DUNSTABLE TOWN Our next away game is at Creasey Park over the border in Bedfordshire and the home to Dunstable Town.

There will be many familiar faces in the Dunstable team with a whole load of last seasons’ St Neots Town squad finding their way to Dunstable to play in the Blues’ colours. One Dunstable player has a few weeks ago made the opposite trip and Shane will be out to show his former club that he made the right decision. David Batchs’ very first game in charge of the Saints was the away trip to Creasey Park last January new years day where we came away with a 3-1 win with Drew scoring an absolutely brilliant goal. This season

so far Dunstable have looked as though they have under achieved but local derbies mean anything can happen and we need to be at our very best to get anything from the match. DIRECTIONS: Turn right at the traffic lights in the centre of Dunstable. Turn left at the next main set of lights into Brewers Hill Road. You will immediately pass the fire station on your left. Carry on until you hit the first roundabout. Go over the roundabout, and take the immediate right into Creasey Park Drive.

CREASEY PARK Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 1BB Wheelchair Access: Yes Matchday Magazine: £2 Capacity: 3,200 Round Trip from (PE19 6SL): 70 Miles

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ST NEOTS TOWN 2 ST IVES TOWN 1 Southern League Red Insure Cup Round One / 13.10.2015 / Attendance: 173 / Referee: Josh Few (Histon)

If proof were needed that a side can win a match when playing well below par then this was it. Ultimately status told as St Neots eased through almost apologetically to the second round of the Red Insure Cup at the expense of neighbours St Ives but the visitors can count themselves unlucky to be out. They dominated for much of the game despite including several of their squad players in their line up but tired visibly towards the end and conceded two goals in the last five minutes plus added time. St Neots still crippled by injury lost two more of the players from their weekend team with Connor Hall and Jack Wilkinson missing from their starting line-up and were really down to the bare bones of selection but included goalkeeper Ollie Sutton for his debut. To exacerbate matters further skipper Adam Tann limped off after just 21 minutes with a recurrent knee injury and now selection is getting to the stage of – if you are fit you are playing! The next round of the Red Insure Cup still to be drawn will mean the postponement of the scheduled rearranged trip to Redditch and so they now face matches twice a week right up until Christmas. St Ives are currently joint top in the lower Division having lost only one league match so far this season and away from home have won four and drawn the other match so they were parading an unbeaten record away

from Westwood Road. From the start they looked a well-balanced and confident side and after Lee Clarke had headed over and Ryan Hawkins had brought a good save from former St Neots keeper Tim Trebes the visitors played some attractive football looking dangerous down both flanks. Sutton was in early action gathering a low shot from Phil Draycott but St Neots almost snatched the lead when a downward header by Tom Ward from a Tom Meechan corner was blocked on the line after 16 minutes. Sixty seconds later St Ives took the lead when Chae Simons threaded a delightful pass inside the last defender and Jared Cunniff cut in to curl a well-placed shot beyond the despairing dive of Sutton. Clarke then shot into the side netting after good work by Ryan Horne and Trebes had to save full length from Meechan. Whilst not creating as many clear chances St Ives played neat possession football and deserved their narrow half time advantage. Home fans were looking for a more positive approach by their side after the break but apart from some darting runs on the left flank by Luis Vieira St Neots created less than they had in the first 45 minutes. St Ives Manager Ricky Marheineke had said that this was a fixture neither

St Neots Town Sutton, Tann, Galliford, Beech, Ward, Blackett, Clarke, Longden, Meechan, Hawkins, Horne Subs: Vieira (for Tann 21), Mailancol (for Longden 53), Ofosu (for Galliford 73 mins), Burton and Wilton. Cards: Galliford (Y – 52), Ward (Y – 81) Goals: Clarke (85 mins), Hawkins (90 + 3 mins)

team will be too worried about winning. He said: “It is a good fixture in that it will enable both clubs to get minutes into certain players, but it is probably a game that neither team will really want to win”. There was however little sign that St Ives wanted nothing more than to hold onto their lead as the second half progressed. Scott Sinclair should have extended their lead after 58 minutes when he rounded his marker but finished tamely and Chae Simons then had an ever better chance firing wildly over the bar after getting the benefit of a lucky defensive deflection. An Isaac Galliford corner found the top of the crossbar and Sutton did well to keep out a testing Sinclair free kick before saving from Peter Clark at full stretch. Just when defeat seemed inevitable St Neots dug deep to find a spurt of energy five minutes from time when a close range Tom Ward effort was cleared off the line and Lee Clarke pounced to level the scores. St Ives looked deflated but worse was to follow three minutes into added time when an acrobatic overhead kick by Meechan from a long Ward throw was cleared off the line as far as Ryan Hawkins who netted through a crowded penalty area. John Walker

St Ives Town Trebes, Dusi, Jarrold, De’Ath, Moyes, Warwick, Sinclair, Cunniff, Simons, Clark, Draycott Subs: Knight (for Moyes 83), SeymourShove (for Simons 86), Gentle and Eason. Cards: Dusi (Y), De’Ath (Y), Cunniff (Y) Goals: Morgan-Williams (57mins)

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ST NEOTS TOWN FIRST TEAM PLAYER STATS 2015/16 St Neots Town First Team Player Stats 2015/16

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7.11.15 19.12.15 23.4.16

28.10.15 7.11.15

26.12.15 13.2.16

4 -- 4

0 -- 6

Stratford Town 2 -- 5

9.4.16

1.12.15

28.3.16

19.3.16

3 -- 3

23.4.16

13.2.16

9.4.16

12.12.15

1 -- 1

12.3.15

19.10.15

29.9.15

3 -- 0

2.1.16

23.4.16

16.1.16

3 -- 2

0 -- 1

1 -- 1

2.1.16

1.12.15

7.11.15

1 -- 1

9.4.16

1 -- 1

23.1.16 12.3.16

2 -- 2

5.12.15

19.12.15

5.12.15 21.11.15 19.3.16

TBA

26.3.16

16.1.16

28.10.15

12.12.15 13.2.16

2 -- 3

30.1.16

19.12.15 21.11.15 26.3.16

27.2.15

23.4.15

3 -- 0

7.11.15

26.3.16

2.1.16

3 -- 1

1 -- 2

9.1.16

10.10.15 20.10.15 27.10.15 21.11.15

13.2.15

28.3.16 26.12.15 23.4.16 28.11.15

19.3.16

9.4.16

17.11.15 27.2.16 28.11.15 16.1.15 27.10.15 20.10.15

20.2.16 14.11.15 17.10.15

2.4.16

5.12.15

27.10.15

23.4.16

0 -- 1

1 -- 2

Slough Town

23.4.16 17.11.15 7.11.15 27.10.15

2 -- 1

14.11.15 28.3.16 17.11.15 20.2.16

2.1.16

16.4.16

2 -- 0

16.1.16

19.12.15 24.10.15 20.10.15

2 -- 0

27.2.16

2 -- 1

4 -- 1 9.1.16

19.12.15 3.10.15

26.3.16

1 -- 1

27.2.16

1 -- 1

1 -- 0

1 -- 0

Poole Town

23.1.16 12.12.15

Paulton Rovers

13.2.16 26.12.15

26.3.16 28.11.15 16.1.16

23.1.16 24.10.15

2 -- 1

12.12.15

9.1.16

30.11.15

1 -- 0

0 -- 1

Merthyr Town

26.12.15 12.3.16

30.1.16 10.10.15 14.11.15

27.10.15 21.11.15

24.10.15 1.12.15

30.1.16

5 -- 1

2 -- 1 5.3.16

2.4.16 2.12.15

27.2.16 20.10.15

1 -- 2

4 -- 0

20.2.16 26.10.15

9.4.16

7.11.15

9.1.16

10.10.15 21.11.15 23.4.16

30.1.16 21.11.15 13.2.16

12.12.15

2 -- 2

Kings Lynn Town 3 -- 0

Leamington

7.11.15 21.11.15 23.1.16

28.3.16

23.1.16 20.10.15

1 -- 2

0 -- 2

Hungerford Town

12.3.16 26.12.15 13.2.16

1 -- 1

1.12.15 26.12.15

3 -- 0

24.10.15 19.12.15 14.11.15 19.3.16

20.2.16 26.12.15

2 -- 1

1 -- 2

1 -- 0

0 -- 1

0 -- 0

2.4.16

16.4.16

12.12.15

16.4.16 24.10.15 28.9.15

16.1.16

12.3.16

3 -- 2

0 -- 0

26.12.15 20.2.16 17.10.15 1.12.15

17.10.15

23.1.16

20.2.16

14.11.15 20.2.16 19.12.15 17.10.15

2 -- 3

28.3.16

Hitchin Town 20.10.15

Kettering Town

21.11.15 26.12.15 28.3.16 17.10.15 12.3.16

3 -- 0

0 -- 5

2.4.16

Histon

24.10.15 13.2.16 14.11.15

28.11.15

2.1.16

1 -- 1

17.11.15

12.3.16 20.10.15

7.11.15 12.12.15 16.1.16

23.1.16

5.3.16

12.3.16

5.3.16

23.4.16 28.11.15

3 -- 2

9.4.16

30.11.15 5.12.15 21.11.15

3 -- 1

23.1.16

28.3.16

5.12.15 24.10.15

1 -- 0

2.1.16

28.3.16

6.2.16

1 -- 2

30.1.16 19.12.15 1.12.15

27.2.16 19.10.15

2.1.16

2 -- 3

0 -- 4

30.1.16

16.1.16

19.3.16

5.3.16

Frome Town

16.4.16 14.11.15 27.2.16

Dorchester Town

1.12.15 27.10.15 28.3.16

9.1.16

Cirencester Town

12.3.16 24.10.15 12.12.15

27.2.16

1.12.15 24.10.15 26.12.15

6.1.16

16.1.16

Redditch United

0 -- 0

20.2.16

0 -- 0

19.3.16

1 -- 2

Chesham United

10.10.15 12.12.15

19.12.15 20.10.15

27.10.15

22.9.15

1 -- 0

7.11.15

2.1.16

5.3.16

2 -- 1

26.3.16

Poole Town

6.10.15

16.4.16

29.9.15

1 -- 1

19.3.16 19.12.15

9.4.16

Chippenham Town

13.2.16 10.10.15 21.11.15

Cambridge City

5.12.15 17.11.15

20.2.16

23.4.16

2 -- 4

Biggleswade Town

Paulton Rovers

0 -- 0

5.12.15

Leamington

Kings Lynn Town

Merthyr Town

0 -- 1

2.1.16

20.2.15

Kettering Town

16.1.16

5 -- 1

Hungerford Town

19.3.16

21.9.15

Hitchin Town

27.10.15 19.12.15

4 -- 2

Histon

24.10.15

Bideford

28.11.15 14.11.15

9.4.16

Bedworth United

Cambridge City

Biggleswade Town

Bideford

Bedworth United

Weymouth


Dreams of the FA Cup first round proper are edging ever closer following the fourth round qualifying draw last Monday. With 32 ties decided, the National League sides are welcomed in on the action as we prepare for the big stories of 2015.

Bognor hosted National League South side, Oxford City, who are sitting pretty in second in the league, and the underdogs looked to be on their way out of the competition trailing 2-1 with just 18 minutes left to play. However, Parsons entered the frame on 63 minutes and showed why he is a proven winner. The Ryman Premier side prevailed 4-2, thanks to Parsons’ impact, and their draw will require them to cause another shock.

But this season’s Cup has already thrown up plenty of excitement with some increasingly familiar names making their mark.

Wealdstone, who sit 18th in National League South, will welcome the dangerous Rocks in the next round, but they also put on a memorable performance that did not go unnoticed.

Bognor Regis striker Alex Parsons is making a name for himself, adding a giant-killing double to his exposure following his modelling exploits just a month ago.

The national media caught on to Scott Davies’ impressive finish from inside his own half.

The 22-year-old won The Sun’s “Hunk Hunt” in August and was awarded a professional photoshoot for his efforts. These shots were a far cry from those of his uncontrollable elation at scoring twice in the world’s most famous cup competition.

The stunner is floating around YouTube as the midfielder ambitiously struck home from 70 yards. When you are 3-1 up in your FA Cup tie, giving it a go from that range is surely always forgiven – especially if it comes off. The unbelievable strike stunned Grigg Lane in injury time and played its part in a

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comfortable 5-1 victory against Wessex Premier Division side Brockenhurst. Having gone in to the break all square at 1-1, the underdogs must have hoped for a potential upset but it was not to be with the finish banishing any hopes of the Badgers dominating the headlines. But the higher ranked sides have not been handed an easy time of it as they get their Cup campaign under way. Tranmere Rovers host fellow National League side Lincoln City and current leaders Forest Green travel to National League South side Margate. The Gate picked up their first home win of the season against Truro City to book their place in the next round. With prize money steadily rising to £12,500 for the winners of the matches to be played on October 24, the prospect of a possible money-making meeting with a Football League club is potentially just 90 minutes away. The question is now – which players, teams or stand out finishes will make the headlines next time out and will a Football League side have to cope with a model professional stealing their limelight? Sheridan Robins Follow us on twitter: @NonLeguePaper


Opposition in CAPS denotes home fixture. Player name in BOLD CAPS denotes goal scorer.

THE FAMOUS FIVE! Date

ATT

COMP

R

Pos

Sat 8 Aug

Opposition Bideford

233

EVO

4-4

11

Gay

Tue 11 Aug

LEAMINGTON

368

EVO

1-0

5

Sat 15 Aug

POOLE TOWN

366

EVO

2-3

11

Tue 18 Aug

Bedworth United

193

EVO

6-0

Sat 22 Aug

STRATFORD TOWN

298

EVO

Sat 29 Aug

Weymouth

608

EVO

Mon 31 Aug

BIGGLESWADE TOWN

456

Sat 5 Sept

Chippenham Town

Sat 12 sept

2

3

4

Anton

Wilkinson

Tann

Gay

Tann

Wilkinson

Mitchel-King

Gay

Anton

Wilkinson

Tann

5

Gay

Anton

Wilkinson

HALL

2-2

6

Gay

Anton

Wilkinson

Hall

1-1

9

Gay

Longden

Wilkinson

Hall

EVO

2-0

6

Gay

Longden

Wilkinson

Hall

382

EVO

1-1

9

Gay

Tann

Wilkinson

Hall

Tilbury

110

FAC

1-1

-

Wilton

Tann

Wilkinson

HALL

Sat 19 Sept

Hungerford Town

116

EVO

3-3

9

Wilton

Tann

Wilkinson

Hall

Tue 22 Sept

Tilbury

97

FACR

5-2

-

Gay

Tann

Wilkinson

Hall

Sat 26 Sept

WORTHING

342

FAC

1-1

-

Wilton

Anton

Wilkinson

Tann

Sat 3 Oct

CIRENCESTER TOWN

306

EVO

1-2

16

Wilton

Anton

Wilkinson

Hall

Tue 6 Oct

Worthing

403

FACR

5-6 (P)

-

Wilton

Tann

Mailancol

Longden

Sat 10 Oct

Paulton Rovers

180

EVO

5-2

14

Wilton

Tann

Hall

Clarke

Tue 13 Oct

St Ives Town

173

RIC

2-1

-

Sutton

Tann

Galliford

Beech

Sat 17 Oct

DORCHESTER TOWN

Tue 20 Oct

Dunstable Town

FAT

Sat 24 Oct

MERTHYR TOWN

EVO

Wed 28 Oct

Cambridge City

EVO

Sat 31 Oct

BEDWORTH UNITED

EVO

Sat 7 Nov

Chesham United

EVO

Sat 14 Nov

HITCHIN TOWN

EVO

Tue 17 Nov

BEDWORTH UNITED

EVO

Sat 21 Nov

Poole Town

EVO

Sat 28 Nov

BIDEFORD

EVO

Tue 1 Dec

Leamington

EVO

Sat 5 Dec

Slough Town

EVO

Sat 12 Dec

KETTERING TOWN

EVO

Sat 19 Dec

WEYMOUTH

EVO

Sat 26 Dec

Biggleswade Town

EVO

Sat 2 jan

KINGS LYNN TOWN

EVO

Sat 9 Jan

Frome Town

EVO

Sat 16 Jan

CHIPPENHAM TOWN

EVO

Sat 23 Jan

Stratford Town

EVO

Sat 30 Jan

Cirencester Town

EVO

Sat 6 Feb

HUNGERFORD TOWN

EVO

Sat 13 Feb

Histon

EVO

Sat 20 Feb

REDDITCH UNITED

EVO

Sat 27 Feb

DORCHESTER TOWN

EVO

Sat 5 Mar

PAULTON ROVERS

EVO

Sat 12 Mar

SLOUGH TOWN

EVO

Sat 19 Mar

Kettering Town

EVO

Sat 26 Mar

FROME TOWN

EVO

Mon 28 Mar

Kings Lynn Town

EVO

Sat 2 Apr

CAMBRIDGE CITY

EVO

Sat 9 Apr

Merthyr Town

EVO

Sat 16 Apr

CHESHAM UNITED

EVO

Sat 23 Apr

Hitchin Town

EVO

EVO

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Player name in these colours denotes substitute

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

14

Hall

Mitchel-King

Frater

Longden

MEECHAN 3

Hawkins

GORDON

Clarke

Cisse

15

Ward

Hall

Frater

Longden

MEECHAN

Hawkins

Gordon

Anton

Clarke

Cisse

Ward

HALL

Frater

Longden

Meechan

Clarke

GORDON

Cisse

Ossei-Addo

Mailancol

WARD

Mitchel-King

CLARKE

Longden

MEECHAN 2

Hawkins

Galliford

MAILANCOL

Cisse

Trottman

Ward

Mitchel-King

Frater

Longden

MEECHAN 2

Hawkins

Galliford

Trottman

Cisse

Tann

Ward

Anton

Frater

Mitchel-King

MEECHAN

Hawkins

Galliford

Ward

Anton

Frater

Mitchel-King

MEECHAN

HAWKINS

Galliford

Tann

Trottman

Ward

Anton

FRATER

Mitchel-King

Meechan

Hawkins

Galliford

Mailancol

Longden

Ward

Anton

Frater

Mitchel-King

Meechan

Hawkins

Mailancol

Galliford

Longden

Ward

ANTON

Beech

MITCHEL-KING

MEECHAN

Hawkins

Galliford

Vieira

WARD

Anton

Vieira

Mitchel-King

MEECHAN 2

HAWKINS

Mailancol

HOBBS

Ward

Hall

Frater

Galliford

Meechan

Hawkins

Mailancol

Vieira

Ofosu

Ward

Blackett

Frater

Longden

Meechan

HAWKINS

Galliford

Vieira

Clarke

WARD

Hall

Frater

Horne

Meechan

HAWKINS

Galliford

CLARKE

Ofosu

Ward

Blackett

BEECH

Longden

MEECHAN 2

HAWKINS 2

Wilkinson

Ofosu

Galliford

Horne

Ward

Blackett

CLARKE

Longden

Meechan

HAWKINS

Horne

Ofosu

Vieira

Mailancol

Burton

Beech

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EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION / 15.10.15

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts

01

Leamington

14

8

4

2

21

10

+11

28

02

Poole Town

13

8

3

2

24

14

+10

27

03

Weymouth

14

7

5

2

16

7

+9

26

04

Chippenham Town

13

7

4

2

21

10

+11

25

05

Dorchester Town

13

6

4

3

23

18

+5

22

06

Cirencester Town

13

7

1

5

20

16

+4

22

07

Hungerford Town

14

5

6

3

24

17

+7

21

08

Redditch United

13

5

5

3

16

14

+2

20

09

Biggleswade Town

12

6

1

5

23

18

+5

19

10

Hitchin Town

12

5

4

3

24

20

+4

19

11

Stratford Town

13

5

4

4

21

20

+1

19

12

Cambridge City

12

5

3

4

17

14

+3

18

13

Slough Town

14

5

3

6

22

24

-2

18

14

St Neots Town

11

4

5

2

28

18

+10

17

15

King's Lynn Town

13

5

2

6

13

17

-4

17

16

Chesham United

13

4

4

5

21

20

+1

16

17

Histon

13

5

1

7

24

27

-3

16

18

Kettering Town

12

5

1

6

14

18

-4

16

19

Merthyr Town

13

3

4

6

19

16

+3

13

20

Dunstable Town

12

3

4

5

15

18

-3

13

21

Frome Town

14

2

5

7

12

30

-18

11

22

Bedworth United

14

2

2

10

12

35

-23

8

23

Bideford

13

1

4

8

11

25

-14

7

24

Paulton Rovers

12

0

5

7

8

23

-15

5

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Manager: David Batch Assistant Manager: Steve Eastaugh First Team Coach: John Beck Goalkeeping Coach: Darren Plowman

Player Manager: Mark Jermyn Assistant Manager: Nick Crittenden First Team Coach: Stuart Heath

Goalkeepers

Possible Line Up:

Andrew Wilton

01: Shane Murphy

Jamie Greygoose

02. Oakley Hanger 03. Jake Smeeton (Captain)

Defenders

04. Neil Martin

Brett Longden

05. Matt Oldring

Jack Wilkinson

06. Nathan Walker

Adam Tann (Captain)

07. Charlie Davis

Tom Ward

08. Lewis Morgan

Connor Hall

09. Jonah Ayunga

Jamie Anton

10. Ben Watson

Sam Harty

11. Bradley Tarbuck

Shane Blackett

12. Ashley Nicholls 14. Nick Crittenden

Midfielders

15. Jason Brookes

Ryan Hawkins

16. Tony Lee

Lee Clarke

17. Chris Dillon

Mat Mitchel-King

18. Alan Walker-Harris

Guy Mailamcol Remy Gordon Forwards Drew Roberts Tom Meechan Nathan Frater

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The match line up will be displayed on the electronic scoreboard Referee: Mark Wardell Assistant 1: Gavin McFarlane Assistant 2: Ian Wilson

Next Home Game: Merthyr Town The Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division Saturday 24th October / KO 15:00

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